Senior Associate Scientist

Morrisville, NC 27560

Posted: 09/23/2019 Job Number: 49579

Essential Functions:
  • Execute laboratory workplan/schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member
  • May draft technical documents such as methods or certificates of analysis
  • Performs parallel review of laboratory documentation and may become qualified to perform technical review of documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance
  • Trains others on procedures and laboratory techniques
  • Executes efficiency improvement project with guidance


Degree in chemistry or closely related physical science: Associates degree with at least 6 years related experience, Bachelors degree with 7-9 years related experience or Masters degree with 4-6 years related experience

  • Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance and Site SOPs
  • Ability to learn and retain technical information
  • Proactively address work issues at both an individual level and a team level
  • Develop and execute complex procedures or methods with high quality
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability
  • Basic understanding of instrument operations and troubleshooting skills in multiple techniques
  • Ability to identify aberrant/out of spec data and limited interpretation of data expected
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small team projects
  • Recognizes unmet needs within department
  • Strategy is focused on personal time management and efficiency
  • Well organized with ability to multitask
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Has applied knowledge of the principles and concepts of a discipline
  • Applies technical and functional knowledge to job related duties on most projects/ assignments within own group/project team
  • Propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment
  • May contribute material to publications and/or external presentations

Physical Requirements:
  • Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-40 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements including reading of written documents and the use of computer monitor screen frequently
  • May require the use of a respirator

Marion Bowden

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